Cookie policy

The APB Provincial Education Antwerp (APB POA) uses cookies and wants to inform visitors to this website about them.

Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer or on another device with internet access (smartphone, tablet,...) when visiting web pages. They contain information, linked to a web browser and the specific website. They are stored in a specific folder on your hard drive and assigned a unique ID and duration. If a visitor returns to a specific website then the cookie allows that page to recognize the visitor and build up its history.

Cookies are not active, executing software and are therefore not harmful to your computer. They are used to increase the ease of use of visitors: by identifying visitors with a cookie they do not have to enter the same data every time. In addition, cookies are used to map the surfing behavior of visitors. Which and how many pages are visited, via which route and how long does the visitor remain on the website, etc. Based on these results, the website can be adjusted and the interests and needs of the website visitors can be anticipated.

How can you refuse or manage the use of cookies?

Through the web browser settings you can determine how your web browser handles cookies. You can also always delete cookies already installed on your computer or mobile device. Please consult the help function of your web browser or one of the following web pages:

• Google Chrome
• Mozilla Firefox
• Apple Safari
• Internet Explorer
• Microsoft Edge

Types of cookies

Who is the data controller and how can you exercise your rights?

Contact APB POA

Elisabethlei 22
2018 Antwerp

Company number: 0541.414.804

Because cookies can contain personal data, you can also request access to your own personal data in accordance with the General Data Processing Regulation (AVG/GDPR). You can request the personal data, look into it and, if necessary, have it corrected. In certain cases and if there are good reasons, you can ask for your personal data to be deleted. You also have the right to object to the processing and the right to data portability.

You can exercise these rights via the web form on the website.

Finally, you have the right to lodge a complaint against or about the processing of your personal data with the Data Protection Authority.

Changes to the cookie statement

This cookie statement may change as circumstances dictate, such as changes to our services or applicable legislation. The version number and the date in the title indicate the most recent change. If we add new cookies to our website(s) or online services, we will ask for your permission again via the cookie banner.